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L'Invincible

2091
Nominal Guns70FWAS1626
NationalityRoyaume de France
OperatorMarine Royale
Keel Laid Down10.1689FWAS1626
Launched4.1690FWAS1626
First Commissioned11.1690FWAS1626
How acquiredPurpose builtFWAS1626
ShipyardToulon Dockyard - Toulon FWAS1626
Ship ClassSuperbe Class (1689)NNF-1715
Constructor
François CoulombFrench
Designer
Ship Builder
Service 1687-1717
FWAS1626
CategoryThird RateFWAS1626
National RateSecond RangNNF-1715
Ship TypeShip of the LineNNF-1715
Sailing RigShip RiggedNNF-1715
Broken Up8.3.1748FWAS1626

Dimensions


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1715
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0016 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 
DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentFWAS1626
Length of Gundeck143' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)46.4464 (152′ 4″ Imperial)
Length of Keel117' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)38.0016 (124′ 8″ Imperial)
Breadth39' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)12.6672 (41′ 6″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold17' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)5.5448 (18′ 2″ Imperial)
Burthen1,200Ton 

Armament


11.1690Broadside Weight = 606 French Livre (653.9952 lbs 296.637 kg)NNF-1715
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck/Forecastle14 French 6-Pounder

1696Broadside Weight = 606 French Livre (653.9952 lbs 296.637 kg)FWAS1626
Lower Gun Deck26 French 24-Pounder
Upper Gun Deck28 French 18-Pounder
Quarterdeck8 French 6-Pounder
Forecastle6 French 6-Pounder

Crew Complement


Date# of MenNotesSource
11.16904399 officers, 430 menNNF-1715

2 Warrant Officers


DatesRankNameSource
9.1705 - 10.1705Enseigne de Vaisseauref:6731727Enseigne de Vaisseau
Chevalier Pierre-André de Glandevès du CastelletFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1702-1764
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3 Petty Officers


DatesRatingNameSource
1725Garde de la Marine
Maximin de Bompar (Marquis de Bompard)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1713-1773
ref:673
1725Garde de la Marine
Louis de Grimaudet du MotheuxFrench
Naval Sailor
Service 1714-1762
ref:673
1727Garde de la Marine
Antoine Drée de La Serrée (Baron de Drée de La Serrée)French
Naval Sailor
Administrator
Service 1718-1761
ref:673

Service History


DateEventSource
1696Rerated as a 68 gunnerFWAS1626
13.8.1704Battle of Malaga
9.1705

Participates in the siege of Barcelona .

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7.1707

Scuttled at Toulon, but refloated.

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29.7.1707Battle of Toulon
1725

Campaign on the coasts of Spain and Barbaria .

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8.1727Refitted as an unarmed Other Vessels HulkFWAS1626
31.8.1743

Ordered to be broken up

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